code yellow


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A message announced over a hospital’s public address system alerting the staff and the need to prepare for:
(1) A pending emergency or external disaster—e.g., multitrauma, major effects of storm, etc.
(2) An internal emergency
(3) A missing patient
(4) A severe weather alert
(5) An emergency C-section
(6) A combative person
(7) A person under the influence of alcohol or drugs on the loose
(8) A bomb threat

code yellow

Hospital A message announced over a hospital's public address system alerting the staff about, and the need to prepare for, a pending emergency or external disaster–eg, multitrauma, major effects of storm, etc
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Code Red discipline cases involve hitting, punching, biting, or attacking other participants or staff, or the continuation of the same behaviour from previous Code Yellow and Orange incidents.
Hemman said that after the raid, the school notified students and parents what the Code Yellow was for.
A Code Yellow weather alert has been issued over expected thunderstorms and hail for eight regions of Western Bulgaria for Monday, public radio broadcaster bTV has reported.
These include Kardzhali, Haskovo, Stara Zagora, Sliven, and Yambol, where NIMH has issued a Code Yellow warning.
Weather authorities have issued a Code Yellow alert for most of eastern Bulgaria and several central regions.
A Code Yellow warning has been announced for all of Bulgaria's 28 regions, the national weather service says.
The remaining 17 regions will be under Code Yellow alert warning of potentially dangerous hot weather conditions.
A Code Yellow warning is in force on Monday for eleven of Bulgaria's 28 regions, the weather authority says.
Separately, a Code Yellow (lowest degree) warning has been extended to Vidin, Montana, Vratsa, Pleven, Ruse, Targovishte, Razgrad, Silistra, Blagoevgrad, Smolyan, Plovdiv, Stara Zagora, and Kardzhali.
There are also 12 areas placed under Code Yellow, the stormy weather there being considered less hazardous, the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology with the Bulgarian Academy of Science has said.
Bulgaria's national weather service has issued a code yellow warning for snow and high winds on Monday, December 29.
With strong winds, snow and temperatures as low as 10 degrees Celsius below zero expected during the night to Monday, a Code Yellow alert has been issued for 19 of the countryas 28 regions, warning of potentially dangerous weather.